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Shirley Chisholm’s Birthday Gift: Support Black Women Candidates

Center for American Women and Politics  Fifty years to the day that Shirley Chisholm became the first Black woman elected to the U.S. Congress, five new Black women won seats in the U.S. House. In January, they will join 17 other incumbent Black women representatives, two Black women delegates, and one Black woman senator to …

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Why Every Vote Matters — The Elections Decided By A Single Vote (Or A Little More)

Today, many Americans feel disaffected and disconnected from the system and some even decide not to vote. But a single vote can make a big difference. In fact, there have been more than a dozen races decided by a single vote or ending in a tie over the last 20 years. https://www.npr.org/2018/11/03/663709392/why-every-vote-matters-the-elections-decided-by-a-single-vote-or-a-little-more

Does My Vote Really Matter, Though? An Honest Answer To Whether It Counts

So you turned out to vote and your preferred candidate didn’t win. It’s frustrating, we get it. And you’ve heard time and time again that your vote matters, but does it really? There are millions of people out there, and you’re just one person with just one vote. Does that really make any difference? Wouldn’t …

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